If you're wanting to go from spectator to participant, here's how you can join in on all the fun the parades have to offer.
Ladies, grab your bloomers and come on down. Registration opens 30 minutes before the parade. Sign up at the registration table at 5th and E. Main Streets.
A parade for children and their pets. Participants receive ribbon and ice cream at end of parade. Registration starts 30 minutes prior to parade. You'll find the registration table at the Cottage Grove Community Centre parking lot (700 E. Gibbs Ave.).
Grand Miners Parade
Come join the parade that's been here since the beginning. Participants must fill out an application and pay the fee to join this one. Applications must be received prior to July 15th to avoid a late fee. Registrations submitted on the day of the parade pay an additional fee. Staging and check-in is located on S. 10th between E. Polk and E. Tyler Streets.